Eclair

Nationality:
French

SEE ALSO Éclair-Debrie (UK) Ltd. Établissements cinématographiques Éclair founded 1907 by Charles Jourjon as a production company at Epinay-sur-Seine; an American branch was opened at Fort Lee, New Jersey in 1911; switched to manufacture of professional motion picture cameras; first 35mm, then 16mm portable cameras in the 1960s; in 1973 the British film producer Harry Saltzman bought Eclair and transferred production to England as Éclair-Debrie (UK) Ltd; Aaton bought the remains of Eclair in 1986, ceasing camera production.